> ALL TIME BOX OFFICE

Adjuster:

TOP WEEKEND THEATER AVERAGES
1982-Present


Note: This chart top 200 movies, regardless of sorting.
RowRankTitle (click to view)StudioAverageTheatersOpening*Adjusted Gross^Date**
1 135 127 Hours FoxS $67,205 4 $268,800 $18,609,900 11/05/10
2 107 1984 Gold. $72,340 1 $72,300 $19,312,800 12/14/84
3 143 About Schmidt NL $65,853 6 $395,100 $87,747,000 12/13/02
4 93 Adaptation. Sony $76,857 7 $538,000 $30,489,100 12/06/02
5 175 The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert Gram. $60,969 7 $426,800 $21,823,900 8/12/94
6 37 After Hours WB $104,053 1 $104,100 $24,296,800 9/13/85
7 161 Agnes of God Col. $63,423 8 $507,400 $58,691,300 9/13/85
8 13 Aladdin BV $192,636 2 $385,300 $426,356,300 11/13/92
9 147 Amelie Mira. $65,342 3 $196,000 $47,034,700 11/02/01
10 70 American Beauty DW $86,173 16 $1,378,800 $202,721,900 9/17/99
11 28 American Hustle Sony $120,158 6 $720,900 $151,384,700 12/13/13
12 18 American Sniper WB $155,120 4 $620,500 $350,240,400 12/26/14
13 9 Anastasia Fox $213,507 1 $213,500 $102,990,800 11/14/97
14 43 Annie Col. $100,859 14 $1,412,100 $157,785,600 5/21/82
15 119 Apocalypse Now Redux Mira. $69,659 2 $139,300 $6,645,200 8/03/01
16 91 The Aristocrats Think $77,303 4 $309,200 $8,088,200 7/29/05
17 8 Atlantis: The Lost Empire BV $236,294 2 $472,600 $120,738,400 6/08/01
18 123 Babel ParV $69,038 7 $483,300 $41,687,000 10/27/06
19 151 Bad Education SPC $64,311 3 $192,900 $6,670,600 11/19/04
20 17 Beauty and the Beast BV $156,561 2 $313,100 $284,271,300 11/15/91
21 75 The Big Short Par. $82,413 8 $659,300 $59,555,000 12/11/15
22 38 Birdman FoxS $103,926 4 $415,700 $41,888,500 10/17/14
23 150 Black Hawk Down SonR $64,573 4 $258,300 $152,019,400 12/28/01
24 78 Black Swan FoxS $81,414 18 $1,465,400 $109,874,700 12/03/10
25 62 The Blair Witch Project Art. $89,625 27 $2,419,900 $224,917,900 7/16/99
26 35 Blue Jasmine SPC $105,784 6 $634,700 $34,447,600 7/26/13
27 88 Boyhood IFC $78,004 5 $390,000 $25,466,300 7/11/14
28 192 Boys Don't Cry FoxS $58,991 2 $118,000 $17,645,400 10/08/99
29 124 Brazil Uni. $68,931 1 $68,900 $21,767,000 12/20/85
30 194 Broadcast News Fox $58,677 7 $410,700 $102,420,700 12/18/87
31 21 Brokeback Mountain Focus $138,863 5 $694,300 $103,353,700 12/09/05
32 12 Brother Bear BV $196,805 2 $393,600 $114,909,500 10/24/03
33 3 A Bug's Life BV $504,651 1 $504,700 $277,521,600 11/20/98
34 132 Bugsy TriS $67,761 4 $271,000 $95,963,700 12/13/91
35 74 Bullets Over Broadway Mira. $83,704 2 $167,400 $26,031,100 10/21/94
36 25 Bulworth Fox $122,917 2 $245,800 $45,986,000 5/15/98
37 163 Capitalism: A Love Story Over. $63,199 4 $252,800 $15,346,300 9/25/09
38 189 Carol Wein. $59,226 4 $236,900 $11,030,500 11/20/15
39 193 Circle of Friends Sav. $58,678 4 $234,700 $43,715,100 3/17/95
40 177 A Civil Action BV $60,739 2 $121,500 $90,779,000 12/25/98
41 146 The Commitments Fox $65,496 8 $524,000 $28,811,400 8/16/91
42 190 Country BV $59,143 1 $59,100 $23,325,400 9/28/84
43 55 Crossing Delancey WB $92,399 1 $92,400 $32,168,700 8/26/88
44 169 Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon SPC $62,521 16 $1,000,300 $184,614,100 12/08/00
45 30 The Crucible Fox $115,871 1 $115,900 $13,091,900 11/29/96
46 76 Dances with Wolves Orion $82,130 14 $1,149,800 $355,275,300 11/09/90
47 85 The Darjeeling Limited FoxS $79,727 2 $159,500 $14,052,700 9/28/07
48 67 Dead Poets Society BV $87,151 8 $697,200 $196,308,000 6/02/89
49 166 Deconstructing Harry FL $63,139 10 $631,400 $18,525,400 12/12/97
50 186 Defending Your Life WB $59,621 3 $178,900 $31,614,600 3/22/91
51 134 Defiance ParV $67,304 2 $134,600 $32,434,900 1/02/09
52 178 Down with Love Fox $60,711 1 $60,700 $27,376,800 5/09/03
53 16 Dreamgirls P/DW $156,786 3 $470,400 $123,513,300 12/15/06
54 121 Ed Wood BV $69,597 2 $139,200 $11,451,000 9/30/94
55 162 Educating Rita Col. $63,249 3 $189,700 $37,806,000 9/23/83
56 20 Edward Scissorhands Fox $153,396 2 $306,800 $108,678,000 12/07/90
57 159 Eleni WB $63,838 1 $63,800 $698,700 11/01/85
58 180 Enough Said FoxS $60,353 4 $241,400 $17,117,500 9/20/13
59 165 Everest (IMAX) MFF $63,140 10 $631,400 $134,769,100 3/06/98
60 79 Everyone Says I Love You Mira. $80,733 3 $242,200 $17,285,900 12/06/96
61 15 Evita BV $179,415 2 $358,800 $88,655,100 12/27/96
62 157 Fantasia 2000 (35mm & IMAX) BV $63,980 54 $3,454,900 $91,151,400 12/31/99
63 112 Fantastic Mr. Fox Fox $71,017 4 $284,100 $22,330,300 11/13/09
64 94 The Fighter Par. $76,127 4 $304,500 $95,019,500 12/10/10
65 95 A Fish Called Wanda MGM $76,102 3 $228,300 $123,618,900 7/15/88
66 181 The Fisher King TriS $60,185 10 $601,900 $80,905,100 9/20/91
67 160 Fool for Love Can. $63,707 2 $127,400 $1,840,300 12/06/85
68 125 For the Boys Fox $68,891 2 $137,800 $34,490,300 11/22/91
69 141 The Freshman TriS $65,947 6 $395,700 $41,247,000 7/20/90
70 199 Frida Mira. $57,650 5 $288,300 $35,908,200 10/25/02
71 130 Frost/Nixon Uni. $68,206 3 $204,600 $21,086,000 12/05/08
72 7 Frozen BV $236,977 1 $237,000 $398,703,500 11/22/13
73 57 Gandhi Col. $90,669 4 $362,700 $136,244,100 12/10/82
74 42 Good Morning, Vietnam BV $101,005 4 $404,000 $245,175,600 12/25/87
75 122 Good Will Hunting Mira. $69,055 7 $483,400 $239,971,000 12/05/97
76 137 Gothic Vest $66,664 1 $66,700 $1,905,000 4/10/87
77 11 The Grand Budapest Hotel FoxS $207,123 4 $828,500 $58,611,900 3/07/14
78 149 Grand Canyon Fox $65,220 2 $130,400 $65,124,300 12/27/91
79 128 The Grifters Mira. $68,263 2 $136,500 $25,966,300 12/07/90
80 54 Guiana 1838 RBC $92,834 1 $92,800 $295,700 9/24/04
81 115 A Handful of Dust NL $70,163 1 $70,200 $3,087,200 6/24/88
82 5 Hercules BV $442,044 1 $442,000 $175,551,500 6/13/97
83 187 Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey BV $59,573 2 $119,100 $82,150,900 2/05/93
84 39 Howards End SPC $102,983 1 $103,000 $50,950,900 3/13/92
85 48 I Heart Huckabees FoxS $95,628 4 $382,500 $16,729,700 10/01/04
86 29 The Imitation Game Wein. $117,383 4 $469,500 $91,045,000 11/28/14
87 195 Immortal Beloved Sony $58,402 4 $233,600 $18,544,000 12/16/94
88 154 In Good Company Uni. $64,156 3 $192,500 $58,101,000 12/31/04
89 66 An Inconvenient Truth ParC $87,298 4 $349,200 $29,970,700 5/26/06
90 152 Inherent Vice WB $64,293 5 $321,500 $8,104,400 12/12/14
91 45 Inside Llewyn Davis CBS $98,683 4 $394,700 $13,357,200 12/06/13
92 167 Into the Wild ParV $62,759 4 $251,000 $21,615,500 9/21/07
93 36 The Joy Luck Club BV $104,086 3 $312,300 $64,610,200 9/10/93
94 117 Juno FoxS $69,866 7 $489,100 $163,240,800 12/07/07
95 83 Kids Mira. $80,093 2 $160,200 $13,853,200 7/21/95
96 102 The Kids Are All Right Focus $74,111 7 $518,800 $21,282,600 7/09/10
97 89 The Killing Fields WB $77,867 1 $77,900 $79,552,800 11/02/84
98 59 The King's Speech Wein. $90,194 4 $360,800 $139,812,500 11/26/10
99 24 Kiss of the Spider Woman IsAl $128,161 1 $128,200 $37,526,300 7/26/85
100 158 Kundun BV $63,850 2 $127,700 $9,855,500 12/26/97
101 172 The Last Emperor Col. $62,154 5 $310,800 $87,454,700 11/20/87
102 64 The Last Temptation of Christ Uni. $88,182 9 $793,600 $16,563,800 8/12/88
103 103 The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou BV $74,024 2 $148,000 $30,889,400 12/10/04
104 69 Lincoln BV $86,699 11 $953,700 $184,811,400 11/09/12
105 1 The Lion King BV $1,543,099 2 $3,086,200 $606,696,200 6/17/94
106 144 Little Miss Sunshine FoxS $65,783 7 $460,500 $74,311,600 7/28/06
107 191 Lost in America WB $59,113 6 $354,700 $23,311,300 3/15/85
108 97 Lust, Caution Focus $75,531 1 $75,500 $5,436,600 9/28/07
109 90 Mask Uni. $77,576 4 $310,300 $110,453,900 3/08/85
110 19 The Master Wein. $153,887 5 $769,400 $16,787,500 9/14/12
111 174 Match Point DW $61,843 8 $494,700 $28,741,600 12/30/05
112 41 Maurice Cinc $102,463 1 $102,500 $5,069,900 9/18/87
113 51 Melinda and Melinda FoxS $94,158 1 $94,200 $4,853,000 3/18/05
114 34 Memoirs of a Geisha Sony $108,205 8 $865,600 $71,911,900 12/09/05
115 156 Merry Christmas Mr. Lawrence Uni. $64,021 4 $256,100 $5,953,100 8/26/83
116 61 Metropolitan NL $89,686 1 $89,700 $5,647,200 8/03/90
117 136 Miami Rhapsody BV $66,741 2 $133,500 $9,758,400 1/27/95
118 44 Midnight in Paris SPC $100,701 6 $604,200 $57,744,000 5/20/11
119 63 The Mission WB $88,457 1 $88,500 $35,951,900 10/31/86
120 22 Moonrise Kingdom Focus $130,910 4 $523,600 $46,957,600 5/25/12
121 81 The Mosquito Coast WB $80,579 3 $241,700 $30,085,600 11/28/86
122 118 The Motorcycle Diaries Focus $69,744 3 $209,200 $21,918,900 9/24/04
123 27 Moulin Rouge! Fox $120,327 2 $240,700 $82,416,200 5/18/01
124 155 Mountains of the Moon TriS $64,081 2 $128,200 $7,710,600 2/23/90
125 111 Much Ado About Nothing Gold. $71,098 3 $213,300 $44,281,700 5/07/93
126 139 Mystic River WB $66,460 13 $864,000 $120,082,900 10/10/03
127 176 Nell Fox $60,938 2 $121,900 $63,456,300 12/16/94
128 104 New York Stories BV $73,780 12 $885,400 $22,042,100 3/03/89
129 71 Night and the City Fox $84,309 1 $84,300 $12,151,400 10/16/92
130 126 Nine Wein. $68,702 4 $274,800 $20,572,300 12/18/09
131 133 The Official Story ALM $67,390 1 $67,400 $67,400 11/08/85
132 153 One Hour Photo FoxS $64,270 7 $449,900 $44,213,300 8/23/02
133 116 Orlando SPC $70,059 3 $210,200 $10,446,200 6/11/93
134 127 The Paper Uni. $68,271 5 $341,400 $75,512,400 3/18/94
135 129 A Passage to India Col. $68,217 3 $204,700 $62,320,700 12/14/84
136 182 The People Vs. Larry Flynt Sony $60,156 16 $962,500 $35,956,900 12/27/96
137 185 The Perks of Being a Wallflower LG/S $59,658 4 $238,600 $17,938,000 9/21/12
138 198 Persuasion SPC $57,912 1 $57,900 $9,849,000 9/29/95
139 114 Philadelphia TriS $70,417 4 $281,700 $150,639,000 12/24/93
140 101 The Piano Mira. $74,336 4 $297,400 $78,384,200 11/12/93
141 110 The Place Beyond the Pines Focus $71,536 4 $286,100 $20,765,000 3/29/13
142 65 Platoon Orion $88,049 6 $528,300 $288,094,700 12/19/86
143 2 Pocahontas BV $837,829 6 $5,027,000 $264,607,700 6/16/95
144 32 Precious: Based on the Novel "Push" by Sapphire LGF $111,133 18 $2,000,400 $50,588,400 11/06/09
145 82 Prick Up Your Ears Gold. $80,350 1 $80,300 $3,440,700 4/17/87
146 6 The Princess and the Frog BV $419,956 2 $839,900 $110,238,700 11/27/09
147 197 A Private Function IsAl $58,016 1 $58,000 $5,787,400 3/01/85
148 40 Punch-Drunk Love SonR $102,765 5 $513,800 $24,969,600 10/11/02
149 87 Punchline Col. $79,490 4 $318,000 $41,624,600 9/30/88
150 68 The Purple Rose of Cairo Orion $87,096 3 $261,300 $24,347,200 3/01/85
151 98 Raising Arizona Fox $75,353 1 $75,400 $47,506,600 3/13/87
152 10 Red State SMod $211,246 1 $211,200 $1,136,200 3/04/11
153 188 Return of the Jedi Fox $59,292 1,002 $59,412,500 $658,394,900 5/27/83
154 33 The Revenant Fox $110,867 4 $443,500 $139,895,300 12/25/15
155 109 Revolutionary Road ParV $71,680 3 $215,000 $25,943,000 12/26/08
156 50 A Room with a View Cinc $94,163 1 $94,200 $43,604,000 3/07/86
157 86 The Royal Tenenbaums BV $79,571 5 $397,900 $73,389,900 12/14/01
158 100 Sarafina! BV $74,921 2 $149,800 $14,313,200 9/18/92
159 84 sex, lies and videotape Mira. $79,856 4 $319,400 $50,667,400 8/04/89
160 171 She's Gotta Have It Isld $62,395 1 $62,400 $15,640,900 8/08/86
161 142 Sicario LGF $65,908 6 $395,500 $43,846,800 9/18/15
162 77 Sicko LGF $81,500 1 $81,500 $28,998,700 6/22/07
163 131 Sideways FoxS $67,763 4 $271,100 $91,517,600 10/22/04
164 108 Sleepwalk with Me IFC $71,896 1 $71,900 $2,349,100 8/24/12
165 96 A Soldier's Story Col. $75,677 5 $378,400 $52,429,500 9/14/84
166 173 Sophie's Choice Uni. $62,106 9 $559,000 $77,586,800 12/10/82
167 60 Spring Breakers A24 $89,765 3 $269,300 $14,095,400 3/15/13
168 164 Stealing Beauty FoxS $63,168 3 $189,500 $8,686,100 6/14/96
169 26 Steve Jobs Uni. $121,839 4 $487,400 $16,602,600 10/09/15
170 196 Strange Days Fox $58,054 1 $58,100 $14,875,600 10/06/95
171 184 Sunshine Cleaning Over. $59,720 4 $238,900 $13,658,600 3/13/09
172 49 Syriana WB $94,998 5 $475,000 $63,996,500 11/25/05
173 105 Talk to Her SPC $73,041 2 $146,100 $12,565,600 11/22/02
174 148 Thank You for Smoking FoxS $65,268 5 $326,300 $30,774,200 3/17/06
175 31 There Will Be Blood ParV $112,697 2 $225,400 $45,550,600 12/28/07
176 47 The Thin Red Line Fox $97,952 5 $489,800 $58,340,900 12/25/98
177 113 This Is My Life Fox $70,956 2 $141,900 $5,724,500 2/21/92
178 168 Tie Me Up! Tie Me Down! Mira. $62,751 2 $125,500 $7,855,800 5/04/90
179 46 Tim Burton's Corpse Bride WB $98,464 5 $492,300 $67,677,000 9/16/05
180 14 Tim Burton's The Nightmare Before Christmas BV $187,768 2 $375,500 $98,194,400 10/15/93
181 80 Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy Focus $80,616 4 $322,500 $24,823,600 12/09/11
182 145 To Die For Sony $65,670 11 $722,400 $39,780,000 9/29/95
183 106 To Rome with Love SPC $72,361 5 $361,800 $17,408,300 6/22/12
184 183 Too Beautiful For You OrionC $59,981 1 $60,000 $3,414,300 3/02/90
185 92 Tous les Matins du Monde Oct. $76,945 1 $76,900 $6,066,800 11/13/92
186 4 Toy Story 2 BV $480,379 1 $480,400 $388,910,900 11/19/99
187 120 Traffic USA $69,657 4 $278,600 $178,288,000 12/29/00
188 179 Trainspotting Mira. $60,394 8 $483,200 $30,333,100 7/19/96
189 52 The Tree of Life FoxS $94,040 4 $376,200 $13,523,600 5/27/11
190 99 Under the Volcano Uni. $75,009 1 $75,000 $6,186,500 6/15/84
191 138 Unzipped Mira. $66,604 2 $133,200 $5,373,400 8/04/95
192 73 Up in the Air Par. $84,145 15 $1,262,200 $87,259,000 12/04/09
193 53 The Verdict Fox $93,080 3 $279,200 $141,463,600 12/10/82
194 23 Victor/Victoria MGM $128,708 3 $386,100 $78,024,400 3/19/82
195 170 The Whistle Blower Hemd $62,451 1 $62,500 $3,118,900 7/10/87
196 140 Wide Sargasso Sea NL $66,387 1 $66,400 $3,171,100 4/16/93
197 56 Wish You Were Here Atl $90,680 1 $90,700 $6,828,000 7/24/87
198 200 The Wrestler FoxS $57,384 4 $229,500 $29,709,900 12/19/08
199 58 The Year of Living Dangerously WB $90,333 1 $90,300 $26,528,500 1/21/83
200 72 Zero Dark Thirty Sony $84,259 5 $421,300 $97,996,500 12/21/12

CHART NOTES
* Weekend equals Fri-Sat-Sun. Movies that do not have a 3-day opening gross are not included on this chart.
^ Total Gross does not include additional releases, if any.
** Date is the beginning date of the 3-day weekend.
Movies are in wide release when playing in 600 or more theaters.

RELATED CHARTS
Worst Opening Theater Averages
Smallest 2nd Weekend Drops
All Time Opening Weekends
Return to All Time Index